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Tahara Lawson (left) with her grandmother Marilyn Lawson. Tahara is one of 50 children being treated at the Children Hospital HIV/AIDS clinic in Oakland, Ca. The clinic was established in 1986 and offers counseling and support to families of HIV-positive children. Today, with adherence, an HIV-positive child can enjoy the same lifespan as children born without the disease.

Tahara Lawson, a 10-year-od Champion Fighting HIV Stigma

Fighting HIV stigma can seem daunting for people living with HIV, especially when having to confront deeply ingrained fears and taboos. But imagine what it is like for a child who is born with HIV [...]
Nurses protest during Global Awareness Day.

Nurses Strike Kaiser, Rally for Global Ebola Awareness Day

About 18,000 nurses went on strike this week at Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern and central California and rallied at the Ronald V. Dellums federal building in Oakland to demand improved staffing, and that hospitals [...]
Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors spoke to students about the importance of healthy living. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Students Get Fit with Warriors’ Andre Iguodala and Kaiser Permanente

A crowd of energetic students from Piedmont Elementary School surrounded Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors last week during his Get Fit Clinic sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.